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Infective Endocarditis

Infective Endocarditis: Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatments | National Heart Centre Singapore

Infective Endocarditis - What it is

​​​​​Infective Endocarditis (IE), also known as bacterial endocarditis (BE), is an infection caused by bacteria which enters the bloodstream and remain in the heart lining, a blood vessel or heart valve. While it is an uncommon condition, patients with certain heart conditions have a higher risk of developing IE, which may lead to other heart valve diseases.

Infective Endocarditis - Post-surgery care

Infective Endocarditis - Other Information

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